Chicago: Scripps, Bross & Spears...Democratic Press, 1855. Original printed wrappers, stitched, 76pp. Text printed in double columns. Light dusting. Narcissistic and repetitive name-scribbling on wrappers and endpapers, else Very Good.
"Following wrapper title is advertisement of Rees and Kerfoot, real estate agents and stockholders. Text ends on p.32; remaining pages given over to index and advertising. The first 32 pages consist of 'Annual Review of the Commerce of Chicago, for 1854.'" Byrd. Over 70 Chicago merchants advertised, and there is an Index to the advertisers. Tanner's modifications to some of Byrd's commentary are informative.
FIRST EDITION. Byrd 2259 . Not in Ante-Fire Imprints, Decker, Eberstadt. Item #35883